(Δωτώ; Dōtṓ). Feminine short form, presumably understood as ‘the giver’  (cf. δώτωρ, δωτήρ, δώτης etc.). One of the Nereids (Hom. Il. 18,43; Hes. Theog. 248; Apollod. 1,11; Verg. Aen. 9,102; Hyg. Fab. praef. 8; IG XIV 2519). She occupied a sanctuary in the Syrian coastal town of Gabala (Paus. 2,1,8).
G. Garbugino, s.v. D., EV 2, 137.
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Bloch, René (Berne),
Brill’s New Pauly
, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry.
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